Revised Lead Poisoning Prevention Recommendations

Resource: Revised Lead Poisoning Prevention Recommendations
Advisory Committee for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
RevisedĀ recommendations on elevated blood lead levels that emphasize the importance of primary prevention by adopting a “reference value” based on the 97.5th percentile of the blood lead level distribution in U.S.children aged 1-5 years, which currently is 5 Āµg/dL.